November 2017 Archives

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) for NASA and National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2 on Nov. 18 at 1:47 a.m. PST.

The U.S. Department of Defense announced today that it has a prototype flight with Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne as a demonstration of the new, extremely flexible and responsive launch service.

Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Dream Chaser spacecraft recently glided to a successful landing at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center located on Edwards Air Force Base in California.

Rocket Lab's second Electron orbital launch vehicle has arrived at Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula, signalling the beginning of pre-flight checks ahead of Rocket Lab's second test flight.

Orbital ATK successfully launched its AntaresTM rocket carrying a CygnusTM spacecraft today at 7:19 a.m. EST, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.

NASA will continue its partnerships with three U.S. companies that are advancing technologies to deliver cargo payloads to the lunar surface.